Loyalty at work

In working environment have you ever wondered about: Does a mutual feeling of trust within the organization increase productivity and commitment to set goals? Why can’t you handle an employee that frequently appears to undermine your authority or sabotage your projects? What is wrong when you entrust to employee and still, because of him, in…

China’s history and culture impacting Leadership – 3

The third example I would like to share with you is the historical novel Three Kingdoms, written in the tradition of the Spring and Autumn Annals which are attributed to Confucius. The historical novel of the Three Kingdoms is so important because it describes China’s tradition of political culture and the struggle to define its…

China’s history and culture impacting Leadership – 2

The second example from China’s history for an outstanding leadership can be taken from the novel: Journey to the West. The main character is Sūn Wùkōng, Brother Monkey or Great Sage. The narrative uses a lot of symbolism and is based on the Daoist philosophy. Brother Monkey represents the heart and resides in fire, which…

Corporate governance in multicultural organization

Corporate governance refers to the issues associated with the way corporations are structured, managed and operated. The use of the term “corporate governance”, the evolution of the concept and what it entails has started in the early 1980’s. Among the first was the Cadbury Committee. They defined the purpose of corporate governance in 1992 namely,…